Inclusion of a child with disability

Latest UN Enable Newsletter – COSP9 updates

Inclusion of a child with disability

The March 2016 issue of the UN Enable Newsletter is now available!

In this issue:

– Status of the CRPD
– News from UN Headquarters
– World Humanitarian Summit
– News from other UN entities
– Calendar of international disability events
– Other news

Highlights in this issue:

162 ratifications/accessions and 160 signatories to the CRPD
88 ratifications/accessions and 92 signatories to its Optional Protocol (OP)

This latest issues of UN Enable Newsletter includes updates on the 9th session of the Conference of State Parties to the CRPD (COSP9) to be convened from 14 to 16 June 2016 at UN Headquarters in New York.

The online application for side-events to COSP9, the application for new NGO Accreditation to the COSP and NGO Registration is now open.

Also, find out more about the panel discussion organized by the President of the UN General Assembly (PGA) to follow up on the status of and progress made towards the realization of the development goals for persons with disabilities in relation to the follow-up to the High-level Meeting of the General Assembly on Disability and Development that was held in September 2013.

Previous issues of the UN Enable Newsletter are also available online.